‘Bremain areas’ experience post Brexit property price increase

‘Bremain areas’ experience post Brexit property price increase

During the referendum, Chancellor, George Osborne, warned that a vote to leave would trigger a sharp decrease in the value of UK properties. However, the areas which had the highest proportion of Remain votes have actually seen average prices increase £61,785 since 2011. According to research from online estate agents...

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TFL says King’s Road Crossrail station has “greater benefits”

TFL says King’s Road Crossrail station has “greater benefits”

Bringing a controversial Crossrail 2 station to the King’s Road would produce “greater benefits”, according to a report published by Transport for London (TfL).   The report, which outlines TfL’s response to the issues raised in the Autumn 2015 Crossrail 2 consultation, claims that a King’s Road station would be...

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New measures taken in the Indian fight against Polio

New measures taken in the Indian fight against Polio

After new strain of Polio discovered, India pushes a vaccination drive for hundreds of thousands of children, to stop threat of new contractions.   Although India was declared Polio free in 2014, India is taking proactive measures to make sure that the disease does not make a return and hundreds...

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7 Million motorists admit to lying to get cheaper insurance

7 Million motorists admit to lying to get cheaper insurance

Have you ever lied to a car insurance company in order to get a cheaper deal? Join the 7 million drivers who admit to having “altered facts”, despite knowing that it is illegal.   According to the latest findings by Kwik Fit Insurance Services, 92% of British drivers understand that...

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King Edward VII Hospital’s Tim Brawn: Healthcare for Veterans

King Edward VII Hospital’s Tim Brawn: Healthcare for Veterans

Interviewed by Henry Tobias Jones For those commemorating the Battle of the Somme, the most bloody battle in British military history, King Edward VII’s Hospital holds a particular significance. Founded in 1899 in the Chelsea residence of two sisters, Agnes and Fanny Keyser, the Hospital has maintained the Keyser’s mission...

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The National Portrait Gallery acquires rare painting

The National Portrait Gallery acquires rare painting

A rare portrait of Ralph Simons, an 16th century British architect, discovered at an Italian auction has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG).   The painting is the first known portrait of a British architect and dates back to the late 16th century. Ralph Simons, who is depicted,...

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Westminster’s ‘edible garden’ for school children

Westminster City Council has opened a new ‘edible garden’ at Paddington Recreation Ground to help educate children about the benefits of healthy eating.     Organisations, such as Sayers Croft and The Food Explorers, will work in partnership with local schools to use the new garden to engage young children...

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